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that rupert murdoch will be called to testify about news of the world phone hacking scandal. that news of the world phone hacking scandal that we've been reporting recently. reuters saying that. we'll continue to watch the details on that. we'll have the very latest at the half-hour. again, rupert murdoch being called to testify according to reuters. >>> a clinic run by congresswoman michele bachmann and her husband is coming under fire for claims they can pray away the gay. >>> plus it almost happened again. a baseball fan nearly falling from the stands while trying to catch a home run ball. >>> first, a look at how wall street is doing right now. up 20 points this after we saw them jutting over the last couple of days. we'll watch that as there are some concerns about contagion don't worry, lucky, these wheat thins crunch stix will save us. [ crunch ] uh-huh [ male announcer ] wheat thins crunch stix. try our new flavors. a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more a
titan rupert murdoch. it was a big day for sales this morning as they said thanks and good-bye. >> yeah. there was a lot of interest. of course, some organizations are actually calling for a boycott today to show their fury at what happened. last week, let's remember, this was the biggest selling pap ner britain with an unrivaled reputation for journalistic scoop spots. the press itself fell silent this morning for the final time. and this is the last edition. so it has been a very long week on what we call fleet street here in britain. it's also been a very uncomfortable week for media boss rupert murdoch. >> reporter: for millions in britain, sunday morning involves a walk to the news agent to pick up "news of the world." a ritual their parents, grandparents, even great grandparents would recognize. but with thank you and good-bye, today is their last chance. the 168-year-old tabloid that thrived on scandal and exposie ing hypocrisy has itself been destroyed by a scandal of its own. the paper is being investigated for paying police for information and allegation of voice mail hacking.
of rupert murdoch and his son james. both denied any knowledge of the phone hacking scandal and dodged questions about megapayments to victims on the receiving end. >> mr. murdoch do you accept that ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> first of all, i would like to say as well just how sorry i am. >> my big question today, will one of the murdochs take the fall for the phone hacking scandal? of course you can reach me on facebook and twitter. to answer that question, let's bring in a reporter for "the washington post" style section. it's good to see you today, paul. what do you think? do you think that we're going to see either rupert or james take the fall? >> at this point barring any other revelations that's a big if i don't think so. the murdoch family controls about 40% of news corp. it has the board pretty much in its pocket. unlikely that they will be forced to resign as a result of this. in the absence of anything else happening. >> his board of directors whose responsibility has been to shareholders has been rather meek and silence on this scandal. n
. if rupert murdoch thought shutting down the news of the world was going to end his problems that's clearly not the case. this scandal is spiraling it seems out of control and it has begun to affect his business operation. what you're seeing here today is a move by the government nick clay the deputy prime minister to get murdoch to pull out of this $14 billion deal for the british satellite network bskyb. this is a hugely important deal for him. there is such public pressure and disgust that it's time for him to react to it and pull out. murdoch has flown here to show his support for rebecca brook who was editor of the news of the world as well as support for his son. >> are we talking about billions of dollars here? what size of deal is at risk here for rupert murdoch and his empire? >> it's a $14 billion deal in. the scope of murdoch's business this is not so big that it's going to be detrimental. for his image there's a problem. there's talk of new investigations of news corp. holding that includes holdsings in the u.s. as well. nothing has been announced so far. but it certainly does t
when rupert murdoch and his son james get grilled by lawmakers. we're live in london. surely rupert murdoch will be asked about the cozy relationship between his news organization and police. >> there's no doubt that he's going to be asked about that and a lot more contessa. this story keeps rolling along. and changing it seems hour by hour. and all points now are pointing towards -- all roads are going towards obviously the murdoch family. that makes four high profile resignations. a few hours ago scotland yard's number two jamesuate resigned again under this rolling impression and increasing public and media pressure. yates if you recall he was the one who was in charge of reopening the phone hacking investigation back in 2009. he decided not to do so at the time. saying there just wasn't enough fresh evidence. and that as you say on the heels of his boss' resignation last night paul stevenson who was the head of psychologicalland yard. we've seen ten arrests to date and some high profile arrests as well, rebeck ka brooks, the chief executive of murdoch's british media holdings wh
and even crime victims. rupert murdoch's son james, who heads the newspaper's european operations, says the 168-year-old paper will publish its last edition on sunday. nbc's mike taibbi is live in london. as we get this news in, what are you hearing about the decision to close down this "news of the world"? >> reporter: it's a shock. a lot of people have been telling me in the last few minutes when the news came over the wire, nobody saw this coming. there were two inquiries ordered yesterday. this has been a huge story but nobody saw this result this soon. something had to happen. there was a lot of talk about having the former editor, rebecca brooks, let go in some way. she's now a key executive for rupert murdoch but she was on watch at the time that most of the egregious, allegedly egregious hacking incidents took place. you referred to the hacking of the phone numbers of relatives of crime victims, murder victims, that sort of thing. the relatives of soldiers slain in iraq and afghanistan also allegedly hacked. that's the thing about this story. it's one thing to say that celebriti
of the world" and chief executive of the british arm of the newspapers for rupert murdoch's newscorp company. we're being told that brooks is being questioned on suspicion of essentially phone tapping and corruption which would relate to the bribery of police officers, people that has been suggested happened amongst "news of the world". now, we're awaiting to hear more details now. it is being described as an arranged arrest. she came by appointment to the police station and was arrested to start questioning formally. it's important to remember that neither rebekah brooks nor the other nine people that have been arrested have been charged with this latest round of allegations of phone tapping and bribery. >> bell in london, thank you. >>> casey anthony has disappeared from public view after being released from a florida jail early this morning. we do have some video from that. the 25-year-old walking out a free woman shortly after midnight eastern time. 12 days after she was found not guilty of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter caylee. kristen dahlgren is live in orlando and, te
before rebekah brooks and rupert murdoch and his son james are due to give evidence to a committee in parliament here in britain. now, this will have implications since she's been arrested, how much she can cooperate in this giving evidence to this committee. but at this point she has not been charged. so it is significant, but we're waiting to see just where this leads. but it does seem like it's a big arrest in terms of gaining ground in this scandal. richard? >> chapman bell in london with the latest on that breaking news. thank you. >>> there are some new signs today that texas governor rick perry could enter the 2012 presidential race. governor perry's family is reportedly encouraging him to run according to iowa governor terry bran stad. branstad also tells the associated press he expects perry to visit iowa within the month. mitt romney will visit a nascar event in new hampshire today. and to mark the occasion the dnc has released this new attack ad. the nascar-themed spot attacking romney on jobs, saying massachusetts ranked 47th out of the 50 states on job creation when ro
with a parliamentary committee in a couple of days. >> reporter: that's true. she is scheduled along with rupert murdoch and his son james to give evidence and to testify in front of a committee in british parliament here on tuesday so it will be interesting to to see what comes out of this. the other two, of course, prepping as well for this parliament and the deputy prime minister here in the uk gave an interview on british television this morning and said it's their chance to come clean and say what they knew about this hacking scandal as well as what former chief executives knew about it, so i guess that will be key for rebekah brooks in this hearing. >> rebekah brooks now being arrested. is it making it, in terms of the arrest, farther up the food chain here? higher up the hierarchy. is that what some are saying at this moment? >> reporter: it one appear that way. it's difficult to say how far this will go. and how high up the food chain so to speak it will go. you know, this is a significant arrest in this scandal here and so we'll have to wait for more details as they emerge later today.
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